Police Brutality and Torture in Uganda

Uganda’s president condemns police brutality and torture carried out by security officials but none of the perpetrators have been held accountable for their actions.  Uganda wrote its own anti-torture legislation in 2012, but this legislation has not been implemented and appears to be nothing more than a “superficial memorandum.”

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The Underground Silent Torture

Human suffering is an intricate form of silent torture. There is no civil war in Eritrea, a small country located in Northeast Africa. And there is no severe hunger or drought either. But Eritrea contributes the most refugees per capita in the world. It is a nation of only five million people. But every month thousands of youth risk their lives by crossing the deadly border into Sudan until they reach Libya, then try to escape to Italy by boat. This is why the international community is confused about the inhumanity in Eritrea; the Underground Silent Torture.

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